Executive Director Archive

UNODC Executive Director calls for renewed action against organized crime, human trafficking and illicit firearms through Palermo Convention

VIENNA, 15 October (UN Information Service) – Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, opened the ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime today, urging governments to strengthen cooperative action against shared challenges. The opening session was also addressed

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov on International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

21 August 2018 VIENNA, 21 August (UN Information Service) — This first International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism is a much-needed opportunity to ensure that the voices of victims and survivors are heard, and to renew our commitment to providing the support they need and deserve. Let us stand in

Yash Mehta appointed Executive Director at Oxford University Press India

New Delhi, Tuesday, 09 August, 2018: Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s largest university press, today announced the appointment of Yash Mehta as Executive Director. Yash will report to Sivaramakrishnan V (Siva), Managing Director, OUP India and will be responsible for OUP India’s School Education Sales, Marketing and Editorial functions. Yash joins OUP from Macmillan

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: Statement on Nelson Mandela International Day 2018

18 July 2018 VIENNA, 18 July (UN Information Service) — Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of a true hero who left the world a better and more just place than he found it. The legacy of Nelson Mandela is vast, his life of service encompassing contributions to peace and

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov: Remarks at the Security Council Debate on the situation in Afghanistan

  21 December 2017 VIENNA/NEW YORK, 21 December 2017 (UN Information Service) — When I addressed this Council on Afghanistan a year ago, I reported that UNODC’s 2016 Afghan opium survey showed a worrying reversal in efforts to counter the drug problem, and highlighted the need to address this destructive threat. One year later, the

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: Statement on International Anti-Corruption Day

9 December 2017 VIENNA, 9 December 2017 (UN Information Service) — Young people denied all-empowering education, women excluded from life-saving surgery and workers prevented from working are just some of corruption’s unwitting victims. Corruption has a catastrophic impact on societies; it stifles opportunities, denying vulnerable people access to infrastructure, and condemns them to lives of

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: Statement on World AIDS Day

1 December 2017 VIENNA, 1 December (UN Information Service) – We face an urgent need to improve the coverage of the prevention and treatment services for HIV and hepatitis C among people who use drugs and for those inside prisons. This means increased investment in HIV and hepatitis C prevention, as the failure to do

Links between drug trafficking, organized crime and terrorism in the Mediterranean region

IDFC Bank partners with Zeta to launch ‘IDFC Bank Benefits’- an employee benefits solution for corporates

  ▪       The IDFC Bank Benefits Card, powered by Zeta, bundles all employee benefits into a single card ▪       Makes spending and claiming of benefits by employees, and review by employers, fully digital and paperless via Zeta’s digital technology Bangalore/ Mumbai, August 9, 2017: IDFC Bank has partnered with Zeta, a leader in the digitised employee

ICICI Bank introduces instant credit card

First bank in the country to provide customers a credit card instantly Customers can immediately start online shopping Mumbai: ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, announced the launch of instant credit cards. This first-of-its-kind offering in the Indian banking industry enables the savings account customers of the Bank to get a credit